Apr 20, 2021
Jamal Bowen
First-Year Experience Program at the Community College of Denver

Jamal Bowen was born in Washington D.C. and grew up in a neighborhood called Montbello in Denver, Colorado. Montbello and Denver Public Schools have shaped who he is today.  It has taught him to be a leader and to be transparent. He attended DPS for all K-12 experience and graduated from Colorado State University in 2013 with a Bachelor's degree in Ethnic Studies. He obtained his Master's Degree in Organizational Management with a specialization in Public Administration from Ashford University Forbes School of Business & Technology in San Diego, CA in 2016. 

Mr. Bowen currently serves as the First-Year Experience Coordinator and Chair of Advanced Academic Achievement (AAA) at the Community College of Denver. He also teaches Business and Entrepreneurship. Jamal is a member of the African Leadership Group (ALG) Business and Economic Opportunity Committee. He also serves on the Board of Directors for the African Chamber of Commerce Vice Chair of Entrepreneurial Education. Mr. Bowen received the Post-Secondary Educator of the Year award from the Education Center on March 7, 2020.